May, 2014

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    May 22, 2014
    by Nicole Oquendo

    I was hoping you could give me some writing advice. For a long while I’ve been having a hard time getting into my writing. I know writer’s block can happen once in a while, but this is getting to be an every day issue for me. It’s starting to worry me. Any ideas as to what I can do to prevent this and motivate myself […]

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    May 17, 2014
    by Nicole Oquendo

    Today I jumped over some huge hurdles in my profession: I completed a revised query letter and chapter synopsis for my memoir. I learned a little about these topics in graduate school, and between that, my own research, and the collaboration of an amazing colleague, have been presenting on these topics often. Having the knowledge didn’t equate to completing the work in this case, though. I haven’t submitted to any […]

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    I mentioned this recently, but the National Poetry Month 30/30 project I participated in was the first time in a while that I’ve committed to something daily. I wrote every day, which is something my graduate school self would have never believed. Between this and the Publish Now! project coming to a close at the same time, I was left with so much motivation towards […]

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